A member asked:

Would pain from dvt be localized or widespread? i have pain in foot, behind knee and thigh. i am a 27 y/o female with no risk factors except travel.

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Dr. Bennett Werner answered

Specializes in Cardiology

The main indication of DVT is swelling, not pain. I see you had a d-dimer. If it's negative, you can rest assured that you don't have a DVT. It's very sensitive but not specific.

Answered Jul 25, 2014



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